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The sinking of the M/S Explorer was an Antarctic first. Here's a look at the state of Antarctic tourism.
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Rebel billionaire Sir Richard Branson talks about his life of adventure.
This little guy symbolizes protection of nature and resilience in the harshest of conditions, says naturalist.
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The wels catfish is Europe's largest freshwater fish.
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Islamic militants have destroyed priceless statues in Iraq. What was lost, and why is it important?
Scientists say melting pingos, and not methane hydrates, are likely to blame for the dramatic craters.
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Pakistani doctor helped lead the CIA to bin Laden—and unwittingly inspired a backlash against vaccines.
A family of seven, driven from their country by violence, is building a new life in North Carolina with help from the U.S. government, resettlement workers, and volunteers.
Curiosity makes its third foray into Martian soil, nebulae light up a winter night, and Hubble peers into deep space in this week's best space photos.
Take a peek at polar bears playing, swimming, and sleeping in their changing habitat.
Human ability to remember past events is unique, according to a new study of animals' limited short-term memories.